Brian Albrecht on the Amazon Case

Axios – ICLE Chief Economist Brian Albrecht was quoted by Axios in a story about the Federal Trade Commission filing a major antitrust case against Amazon. You can read full piece here.

An argument could be made that penalizing Amazon or, at the most extreme, breaking up Prime could actually harm the consumer, says Brian Albrecht, chief economist at the International Center for Law & Economics

…Be smart: Because of anticipated difficulties in court, critics will argue antitrust law is outdated and is not equipped to regulate modern tech conglomerates, Albrecht says.